Reading The Apostolic Fathers


The Apostolic Fathers are critically important texts for studying the first century of Christian history. Here a leading expert on the Apostolic Fathers offers an accessible, up-to-date introduction and companion to these diverse and fascinating materials. This work is easy to use and affordable yet offers a thorough overview for students and others approaching these writings for the first time. It explains the context and significance of each document and points to further reading. This new edition of a well-received text has been updated throughout and includes a new chapter on the fragments of Papias.


SKU (ISBN): 9780801048579
ISBN10: 0801048575
Clayton Jefford
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: December 2012
Publisher: Baker Academic